The 505 world championships are on in Aarhus, Denmark. 505's are a high performance dinghy with 1 trapeze and a large spinnaker.The class association is doing an excellent job of providing up to date coverage on there website.Check out the multimedia "Mash Up" on the event website.http://www.505sapworldchampionship2010.com/They have really embraced the whole social media thing. They have
A unique local race called the English Bay Scramble is coming up August 14th.It may be the only race where it pays to take a different course than your competitors, because there is no set course! You can sail around any two marks in any order, then through the start/finish, then around the rest. The winner is usually determined by their strategy, rather than having a good handicap rating.